Category Archives: Global Audiology Monthly Column

Lots of News on Hearing Aid Technologies

Anyone who likes to keep up on what’s going on in the world of hearing aid technology will be interested in the October issue of Hearing Review. Continue reading

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Do dual microphones need to be horizontal on the ear?

By Jennifer Groth Which of the two hearing aids shown in the drawing below has the best directivity? The obvious difference between them is their shapes and the way this causes the microphones to sit at more of an angle … Continue reading

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Auto DFS: The Next Best Thing

Tammara Stender, Au.D. Senior Audiologist, GN ReSound Global Audiology It is 4:30 PM. You have just received a ReSound hearing aid back from repair in the mail. Your secretary calls the patient to schedule a return visit to have the … Continue reading

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You Wouldn’t Think It Would Be So Complicated….

By Jennifer Groth The cartoon character from the future, George Jetson, was transported to work in a flying vehicle with all kinds of navigational aids and traffic alerts. The family home was managed with the help of a housecleaning robot, … Continue reading

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Verifying Binaural Directionality in the Testbox

By Steve Hallenbeck, AuD Hearing aid features which rely on wireless communication between the devices have become standard fare. Except for features which are easily observable and straightforward, such as the transfer of pushbutton and volume commands from one hearing … Continue reading

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Your Most Challenging Patient – The Musician?

By Steve Hallenbeck Over the past few months, I have worked with some musicians in field trials, remote fittings and with Resound customers.  As a musician, I found these fittings both challenging and rewarding.  One of the best things that … Continue reading

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Real Ear Measurements & Open Fittings

By Jennifer Groth This year marks the 10th anniversary of the modern age of open fittings. Ten years ago this spring, the ReSound AIR thin tube mini BTE was introduced, creating a new product category that started a massive shift … Continue reading

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